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Senior Planner / Principal Planner, Supply Chain at Boehringer Ingelheim

Senior Planner / Principal Planner, Supply Chain

Boehringer Ingelheim Saint Joseph, MO Full-Time

Description:

Description\:
Responsible for evaluating the outputs of MRP and preparing the short term detailed production / procurement schedule for assigned materials. Responsible for the strategic planning of mid to long term rough-cut production/procurement schedules and work center capacity strategies for assigned materials.  This may include direct material procurement, intermediate production, finished good packaging, and/or contract manufactured materials.  The Principal Planner will work to achieve the corporate supply goals of customer service level, production service level, inventory targets, minimization of back orders and outdated inventory, and overall continuity of supply to customers.  Responsible for coordinating all assigned product supply and direct material related topics on behalf of Supply Chain Management.  Responsible for challenging and optimizing existing processes to ensure robust flow of materials and information through the end-to-end supply chain.  The Principal Planner will routinely interface with fellow supply planners, production execution, quality management, inbound/outbound logistics, TPM, operations management, CMOs, vendors, and other business partners.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities\:
  • Proactively and independently create and distribute production schedules and all accompanying documentation for assigned materials based on requirements, component availability, and capacity of assigned work centers.
  • Communicate with manufacturing management and floor personnel or vendors concerning daily production issues that affect the completion of the schedule.  Must be able to effectively solve problems by working with manufacturing management, quality, and supply chain departments.
  • Consistently review, analyze, and measure material inventory levels to ensure appropriate materials are available to meet production requirements while maintaining alignment with company inventory investment goals.  Put measures in place to reduce short dated and expired material and communicate to appropriate parties specific strategies for use or disposition.  Proactively and independently analyze and develop appropriate safety stock levels for assigned materials.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and communication link between production, warehousing, quality assurance, quality control, planning, vendors, etc. with regard to the timely availability of materials to support production schedules. Done by routinely reviewing required orders and exceptions in SAP.
  • Coordinate and plan non-commercial demand (product development batches) and new product launches.  Must be able to provide input and ideas to optimize delivery of launches.
  • Conduct detailed inventory analysis, develop recommendations for state-of-the art inventory control, continuous improvement, and on time in full delivery practices.  Provide recommendations to senior management in regards to optimizing production plans, vendor managed inventory, and supplier changes where applicable. Complete and/or identify other strategic analysis as required.
  • Proactively Identify necessary updates to Master Recipes for assigned materials in conjunction with MDM, PE, and QM.  Perform the role of the Master Recipe SME.
  • Maintain MRP material master data for assigned materials utilizing the MDM process.

SR Planner, Supply Chain Requirements\:

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution required in Supply Chain, Business Administration, or other relevant discipline.
  • ASCM certification strongly preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment or other relevant industry.
  • Will be required to learn the production processes for all materials in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Must have a general understanding of systems required to perform planning tasks, (SAP and Manufacturing Workbench, or comparable ERP systems).
  • Excellent computer, analytical, mathematical, and Microsoft Excel skills are preferred.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills to be effective in this job.
  • Must have the ability to evaluate and interpret data and formulate logical conclusions.
Principal Planner, Supply Chain Requirements\:
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution required in Supply Chain, Business Administration, or other relevant discipline.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
  • ASCM certification required within twelve months of hire.
  • Must have at least eight (8) years of planning or direct operations experience in a manufacturing environment or other relevant industry.
  • Experience leading people is preferred.
  • Will be required to learn the production processes for all materials in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Must have working knowledge of systems required to perform planning tasks, (SAP and Manufacturing Workbench, or comparable ERP systems).
  • Excellent computer, analytical, mathematical and Microsoft Excel skills are preferred.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills to be effective in this job.
  • Must have the ability to evaluate and interpret data and formulate logical conclusions.
  • Must have the ability to develop and implement strategies to optimize planning processes.
Eligibility Requirements\:
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Click [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Senior Planner / Principal Planner, Supply Chain for more information on the vaccine mandate and COVID-19.
Who We Are\:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal\: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.
Want to learn more?  Visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Senior Planner / Principal Planner, Supply Chain and join us in our effort to make more health.
Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person’s actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.

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